Byout Ghalboun Renovation Project

Erga with the objective of preserving the typical Lebanese architecture has been involved in Byout Ghalboun project which purpose is to renovate old Lebanese houses transforming them into modern guesthouses while preserving their old character. This renovation project started with 2 houses: Beit El Dayaa and Beit El Baydar, and expanded to a third house […]

Women Who Build

Women in contemporary architecture have shown huge progress over the decades. They have been and still are more often involved in many ways as designers, planners, administrators, and educators. Some run practices of their own while others like me do it with their spouse who also happened to be an architect. My husband and I […]

Lebanon national library

All the details about the renovation of “Beirut National Library”

Summary After 20 years of renovation, Beirut’s treasure, the Beirut National Library, reopened its doors in 2018, after being closed during the Lebanese civil war. The current structure was constructed in 1907.     The new library building is a cultural center, with an auditorium, many multipurpose rooms for workshops, conferences, and exhibitions, as well […]